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Evolution  of  HMIs  and  Their  Use    
In  Hot  &  Humid  Environments
Before We Start
q  This webinar will be available afterwards at
designworldonline.com & via email
q  Q&A at the end of t...
Moderator

Presenters

Paul Heney

Vikram Kumar

Arie Barendregt

Design World

Vice President, AVG Automation

General Ma...
“Innovation by Design”

Evolution of HMIs and Their Use in Hot & Humid Environments

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EZAutoma)on.net	
  

www.avg.net
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Outline of Webinar
•  Introduction of presenters
•  Brief overview of AVG Automation
•  Brief overview of FormFlex (EZAuto...
Installed Base of $1 Billion World Wide

Significant Highlights and Core Competencies...
• Established in 1968, AVG has in...
FormFlex Bio
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Branches in the Netherlands, Canada, the USA, Spain, Mexico and Poland,
FormFlex supplied more than 3...
Winner of “Best HMI Award, 2008”

as nominated & voted by Control Engineers in North America

Inventors of the first Touch...
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Make-up of CCFL
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Example of a conventional CCFL inverter board and CCFL backlight bulb

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Summary of CCFL vs. White LED
CCFL
•  Max. temp of 50°C (122°F)
•  Wet bulb temp of 39°C (85% humidity)

•  95% humidity a...
Application using EZAutomation

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Hanging Basking System Environment
•  Outdoors (Greenhouse)
•  Summer temperatures reach 140 – 158 degrees Fahrenheit
•  E...
HMI & PLC Controller Uses
A color touch screen controller allows for user friendly navigation between
watering, loading, s...
Front of control box on-site

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Touchscreen Control Box – On-site

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Thank You!
•  Questions & answers:
- Vikram Kumar and Arie Barendregt
available for discussion
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Questions?
Design World

Paul Heney	
pheney@wtwhmedia.com
Phone: 440.234.4531
Twitter: @DW_Editor

AVG Automation

Vikram ...
Thank You
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From CRT displays to CCFL backlit LCDs to white LED backlit LCDs, touchscreen HMIs have come a long way. There are many critical specifications to consider when deciding which HMI will best suit the application. In this webinar, presenters from AVG Automation explain how to select the best HMI solution for your next project.
You will learn:
- History and development of the technology
- Lifecycles of different displays
- The importance of picture quality
- When environment is a factor

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Evolution of HMIs and Their Use In Hot & Humid Environments

  1. 1. Evolution  of  HMIs  and  Their  Use     In  Hot  &  Humid  Environments
  2. 2. Before We Start q  This webinar will be available afterwards at designworldonline.com & via email q  Q&A at the end of the presentation q  Hashtag for this webinar: #DWwebinar
  3. 3. Moderator Presenters Paul Heney Vikram Kumar Arie Barendregt Design World Vice President, AVG Automation General Manager (N.America), FormFlex
  4. 4. “Innovation by Design” Evolution of HMIs and Their Use in Hot & Humid Environments + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  5. 5. Outline of Webinar •  Introduction of presenters •  Brief overview of AVG Automation •  Brief overview of FormFlex (EZAutomation customer) •  AVG / EZAutomation HMIs for demanding applications •  Technology behind HMIs and in particular its backlight •  Application example of EZAutomation controllers in hot & humid environment + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  6. 6. Installed Base of $1 Billion World Wide Significant Highlights and Core Competencies... • Established in 1968, AVG has introduced more than 500 innovative new products • Extensive hardware, firmware, & software design capability, in Illinois, Iowa, and abroad • Hold 20+ patents & 15 new pending • AVG semiconductors, 10 million sqft. plant in Minsk, Belarus • Thick film hybrids for analog precision electronics • 40 layer PCB fabrication • 3 EMS plants for complete turn key assembly & box build • AVG Eagle, secure telecommunications + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  7. 7. FormFlex Bio •  •  Branches in the Netherlands, Canada, the USA, Spain, Mexico and Poland, FormFlex supplied more than 3,500 projects all over the world. Total length: 45,000 kilometers (7,500 Hectares) of gutter. •  + Provider of cultivation gutter systems, cultivation lifting installations and logistical solutions for the Horticultural Industry. Formflex is also the official North American dealer for various logistical solutions from Metazet in the Netherlands. Featured are: an automated Hanging Basket System, In Ground Chain Track System, M-Track, M-Truck, and M-Trike. EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  8. 8. Winner of “Best HMI Award, 2008” as nominated & voted by Control Engineers in North America Inventors of the first Touchpanel in 1992 + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  9. 9. + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279   1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  10. 10. + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  11. 11. + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  12. 12. Make-up of CCFL + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  13. 13. Example of a conventional CCFL inverter board and CCFL backlight bulb + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  14. 14. + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  15. 15. + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  16. 16. Summary of CCFL vs. White LED CCFL •  Max. temp of 50°C (122°F) •  Wet bulb temp of 39°C (85% humidity) •  95% humidity at 60°C •  200-300 Nits (Brightness) •  500 Nits (Brightness) •  If CCFL bulb goes out, entire backlight goes out + White LED •  Max. temp of 60°C (140°F) •  If LED goes out, hundreds of other LEDs still light up the display EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  17. 17. Application using EZAutomation + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  18. 18. Hanging Basking System Environment •  Outdoors (Greenhouse) •  Summer temperatures reach 140 – 158 degrees Fahrenheit •  Exposure to direct sunlight on HMI & controller •  90-95% humidity (Watering the flowers, vegetables, etc.) •  Complete hosedown / washdown of Greenhouse (NEMA 4/4x requirement) + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  19. 19. HMI & PLC Controller Uses A color touch screen controller allows for user friendly navigation between watering, loading, shipping and spraying the baskets that are on the system. The controller has many useful options: •  Number of baskets on the system can be counted, which allows for the different watering options. •  The ability to send the system back to the home position, so that all the options like watering, loading etc. begin and end at the same spot. •  The controller will let you know the amperage the motor runs at. + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  20. 20. Front of control box on-site + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  21. 21. Touchscreen Control Box – On-site + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  22. 22. Thank You! •  Questions & answers: - Vikram Kumar and Arie Barendregt available for discussion + EZAutoma)on.net   www.avg.net 1-­‐877-­‐774-­‐3279  
  23. 23. Questions? Design World Paul Heney pheney@wtwhmedia.com Phone: 440.234.4531 Twitter: @DW_Editor AVG Automation Vikram Kumar vikram@avg.net Phone: 563.359.7501 ext. 301 FormFlex Arie Barendregt apnbarendregt@formflex.ca Phone: 905.563.0031
  24. 24. Thank You q  This webinar will be available at designworldonline.com & via email q  Tweet with hashtag #DWwebinar q  Connect with q  Twitter: @DesignWorld q  Facebook: facebook.com/engineeringexchange q  LinkedIn: Design World Group q  YouTube: youtube.com/designworldvideo q  Discuss this on EngineeringExchange.com

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